Foundations for Superior Performance

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Warm-ups and Technique for Band

by Richard Williams and Jeff King

Foundations for Superior Performance is designed to help organize the daily rehearsal and to improve the overall performance level of the ensemble. From as little as five minutes a day, to forty-five minutes a day, this series offers the flexibility and options to fit any particular band situation. It also provides the director with the resources to meet each student on his or her own level while challenging them to reach the next level.

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Warm-ups and Technique for Band
 
by Richard Williams and Jeff King
 
Foundations for Superior Performance is designed to help organize the daily rehearsal and to improve the overall performance level of the ensemble. From as little as five minutes a day, to forty-five minutes a day, this series offers the flexibility and options to fit any particular band situation. It also provides the director with the resources to meet each student on his or her own level while challenging them to reach the next level.

Foundations For Superior Performance includes:

Warm-Ups – articulation exercises, long tones, and progressive brass lip slurs and woodwind exercises to be played simultaneously. Chorales and Tuning Exercises – interval tuning, chord tuning, and chorales in the eight main concert band keys.                     Technique – major and minor scales, mini-scales, scale patterns, scales in thirds, interval studies, and triad and chord studies in all 12 keys                                                                                                                                                                                                               Plus – one octave scales and arpeggios, full range scales, chromatic scales, major arpeggios and inversions, and advanced fingering charts.                                                                                                                                                                                                     Percussion Book – Practical exercises for mallets, snare drum, auxiliary percussion, and timpani.

By using Foundations For Superior Performance, the following areas can be improved:

  • Sound (tone production).
  • Articulation (styles and concepts).
  • Greater flexibility, agility, and endurance.
  • Increased range.
  • Individual and ensemble listening skills
  • Technique in all twelve major and minor keys.
  • Basic understanding of music theory.

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    Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Alto Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Bassoon, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Euphonium T.C., Euphonium B.C., Tuba, Percussion, Conductor Score

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Products may be exchanged or returned for a full refund within 30 days of the purchase/shipping date, provided they are in original condition and include all of the original accessories and packaging.  Returns are subject to restocking fees at St. John's Music's discretion.

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  • You have contacted us to let us know of the return by emailing us at info@stjohnsmusic.com
  • Product(s) is/are in original packaging and condition
  • All accessories and/or manuals/literature are included
  • Original shipping carton or alternate box is used for secure shipment of merchandise

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St. John's Music

1570 Church Avenue

Winnipeg, MB R2X 1G8


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